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The Life Skills Series: Spring 2018



Understanding Your Taxes

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Student Union, CCD 225

Do you want to make more informed decisions when you do your taxes?  Are you getting the most on your tax returns?  What resources are available and which should I be utilizing.  In this session, we will explore the world of taxes and specifically tackle common questions for the college-aged adult.


H&R Block

Deborah Belford, District General Manager

How to Evaluate Benefits

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Student Union, CCD 229

Are you excited about a job offer you have received, but a little lost on how to make sense of the benefits package?  In this session, we are going to look at health insurance packages, long term and short disability, educational benefits, retirement, relocation, and much more.  If you want to make a more informed decision about accepting a job and the benefits offered to you, then this program is for you!


The Office of Engineering Professional Practice

Suzanne Sawicki, Coordinator

Retirement & Investments

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Student Union, CCD 225

Who is thinking about retirement at age 22?  You should be!  Learn about ways to manage your money and make decisions today that can set you up for success later in life.


VALIC Financial Advisors, Inc.

Arie Buer, Financial Advisor & Andrew Craft, Senior Financial Advisor

Your Credit Report

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Student Union, CCD 229

What is a credit report?  How does your credit report affect your finances?  How can you maintain or improve your credit score?  Attend this program to learn about the world of credit and the implications it has on your financial portfolio.


Regions Bank

Ryan Grubb, Branch Team Leader

Excelling the 1st Year on the Job

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Student Union, CCD 229

I can kick back and relax now that I have a job lined up, right?  Wrong!  You need to think about setting goals, being a great employee, and building your professional network and brand.  In this session, we are going to explore how you can excel your first year on the job and set yourself up for continued success.



Vol for Life- Being an Involved Alum

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Student Union, CCD 225

Graduation is fantastic, but remember you are a VOL for Life and with great power comes great responsibility.  Attend this session, to learn more about what opportunities you have as an alum and new ways you can stay involved with the University.


UT Foundation

Phyllis Moore, Director of Alumni Programs & Guests